Bowers family summer party....

The Whole gang....
Gene, Dell, Ken, JoAnn, Bob and Dean.
Can you tell they are siblings?
Cute cousin's, love playing together!

Twin Uncle's Dean and Gene...celebrated a BIG birthday!

We had our annual Bowers family summer party.We had such a great time. Cousin Greg and his fiance' Sabrina came from Washington. Aunt JoAnn and uncle Dennis came from Scottsdale, AZ. We were so happy to see them. It has been WAY to long. I am so blessed to come from such a close family.


You get to vote...

After many intense online searches made by one indecisive eight year old girl... Ashlyn has asked that you, our family and friends, vote on her attire for HALLOWEEN! Your choices are......(drum roll please)

Plutarch indicates that "her beauty, as we are told, was in itself not altogether incomparable, nor such as to strike those who saw her."Rather, what ultimately made Cleopatra attractive were her wit, charm and "sweetness in the tones of her voice."
(nickname Elphie) the green girl who becomes the Wicked Witch of the West
In both the novel and musical, Elphaba is the intense, broody, smart heroine who often carries a sense of burden of her oddness.

Padmé Amidala,
Is depicted in Star Wars fiction as beautiful and graceful. In Cloak of Deception, she is described as having "a slight figure and a lovely, feminine face. She was remarkably solemn for one so young. She took her responsibilities with the utmost seriousness."
Now you have all the details, and Ash is trusting all of you to make the right decision. You may leave your vote in a message, or vote on the poll to the right!!!


First Day Of Third Grade....

Despite all the comments about never going back to school.....


It takes my breath away to say that! Where did the time go???

I love this girl and know she will do many great things with her life. She LOVES so strong. CARES so deeply, and is so SECURE in who she is.....